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"In the spirit of SANKOFA...Reach Back and Fetch your history & your culture so that you will take purposeful steps into the future."

~ Chadra Pittman, Founder & Executive Director

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Monday, November 26, 2012


WE HAVE MUCH WORK TO DO IN THE WORLD!!! "Legitimate rape" in the United States, the "Infant Cure" around the world, "Corrective rape" in South Africa. She could be your sister, your daughter, your partner, your mother----If you are not outraged- you are not paying attention!!!!!!!!!!! We must stop the assault on women's bodies globally, we must educate boys and men why rape is a crime against the soul, we must do the cultural work to show why women and girls should be valued and we must work for stronger legislation. Peace, love and change the madness!!!! Read the full article here... http://oblogdeeoblogda.me/published/

Saturday, November 24, 2012


"DJANGO UNCHAINED" is an upcoming western film written and directed by Quentin Tarantino. I havent been this excited about a film since "Pariah". The film stars Jamie Foxx, Christoph Waltz, Leonardo DiCaprio, Kerry Washington and Samuel L. Jackson." It comes out Christmas day. I am planning an event for COLLAGE and The Sankofa Projects to see the film on December 26th which marks the first day of Kwanzaa. This first day of Kwanzaa is called Umoja which stands for UNITY. This film is a MUST SEE!!!!!!!!! Look out to the event invite on Facebook. Where ever you are, please support this film. We say we want quality films...looks like this will be one of the great ones!!!! Visit us on Facebook for details. www.facebook.com/thesankofaprojects

Monday, November 12, 2012

Congratulations Mr. President...

Overjoyed,elated, thrilled for another 4 years...so proud of you President Barack Obama. On election day, I visited the polls three times, waited in line 2 and a half hours to cast my vote...and it was worth every minute...Another 4 years! I am so proud. America has spoken!!!!